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Shining The Spotlight on WVDE’s Deceptive Education Narrative

Filed in Helpful Articles, News, Uncategorized by on August 23, 2015 0 Comments
Shining The Spotlight on WVDE’s Deceptive Education Narrative

by David Flinn  08.23.2015 Following the failed attempt by the West Virginia Legislature during the 2015 legislative session to repeal and replace the Common Core State Standards, known in the Mountain State as Next Generation Content Standards, State Superintendent Michael Martirano has said the West Virginia Department of Education, along with the Southern Regional Education […]

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From Jim Butler, WV House of Delegates

From Jim Butler, WV House of Delegates

posted by angela summers  07.11.2015 My note: Jim knew very little about Common Core until he saw his first Common Core presentation by the very knowledgeable and articulate Heidi Huber and Emmett McGroarty in Marietta, Ohio in 2013.   A few months later, Jim jumped on his Harley and rode eight hours to Notre Dame […]

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WV Delegate Mike Folk Files Common Core Lawsuit

WV Delegate Mike Folk Files Common Core Lawsuit

Many of the greatest minds of history held that the ultimate purpose of education is the pursuit of truth and virtue. Unfortunately, our own State Board of Education has turned this pursuit of higher knowledge on its head, into a bureaucratic nightmare for both our children and our teachers of West Virginia. This has been […]

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THOMAS MORE LAW CENTER

THOMAS MORE LAW CENTER

The Thomas More Law Center, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a great Common Core resource for concerned parents and individuals. CLICK HERE FOR THEIR COMMON CORE RESOURCE PAGE. The Thomas More Law Center has filed a lawsuit in North Dakota challenging the constitutionality of Common Core.  CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRESS RELEASE OF […]

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Message to the WV Legislature

Message to the WV Legislature

from WV Against Common Core by angela summers 06.07.2015       We started this journey 2 ½ years ago to raise awareness about Common Core. We began with our elected representative, Senator Donna Boley. Senator Boley took us to share our concerns with the Senate Education Chair, and then to the WV State Board […]

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A Heart Wrenching Story from a WV Parent

Filed in Helpful Articles, News, teachers by on April 19, 2015 2 Comments
A Heart Wrenching Story from a WV Parent

NOTE: This story is reprinted just as it came to me. I post this while trying to type through tears and wondering how many other precious children are being tormented with a school system that has lost its true focus. How many personal accounts like this must be written before we say enough is enough. […]

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WV MOU with UCLA 2015

Filed in legal issues by on April 19, 2015 0 Comments

MOU w WVDE and UCLA 1-14-2015

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WV 6th Grader Makes Plea to Legislature

Filed in Helpful Articles, News, Uncategorized by on February 22, 2015 0 Comments
WV 6th Grader Makes Plea to Legislature

February 21, 2015 Dear Legislature, I’m a child in West Virginia schools. I heard that common core is an issue coming up in the WV legislature shortly. A lot of the good stuff that people say about common core is not true. If you want to hear the real truth listen to the school kids. […]

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WV Senator Boley and WV Delegate Butler Join Forces to Save Our Students

WV Senator Boley and WV Delegate Butler Join Forces to Save Our Students

   S. O. S. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2015   WV SENATOR DONNA BOLEY                                 WV DELEGATE JIM BUTLER 304 357-7905                                                                   304 […]

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STOP COMMON CORE

Filed in Action Items, Events, Uncategorized by on February 15, 2015 0 Comments
STOP COMMON CORE

CALL THE WV LEGISLATIVE EDUCATION COMMITTEES AND TELL THEM SENATE ED COM 2015 Sheet1 HOUSE ED COM 2015 Sheet1

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WV Against Common Core’s Presentation to the WV Legislature’s Joint Standing Education Committee 12.16.2014

WV Against Common Core’s Presentation to the WV Legislature’s Joint Standing Education Committee 12.16.2014

  Our group is WV Against Common Core. We are parents, grandparents, and citizens deeply concerned about our nation’s education system. For the past two years, we have traveled the state raising awareness about concerns with Common Core. We have talked with many of you – to those of you who would take the time […]

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While Parents Were Sleeping…and Why They Need to Wake Up!

Filed in Helpful Articles, Uncategorized by on October 27, 2014 2 Comments
While Parents Were Sleeping…and Why They Need to Wake Up!

by Bonnie Henthorn, 10.23.2014 Now is the time to right the wrongs being done to our children. Many people in my generation are just not interested in politics and some ask why I post so much political stuff on Facebook, so I thought perhaps as we look toward election day, it would be a good […]

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West Virginia’s 4th Branch of Government

Filed in Helpful Articles, News, Uncategorized by on October 23, 2014 1 Comment
West Virginia’s 4th Branch of Government

“We have encountered no other state that insulated its education system so much from gubernatorial — or voter — control.” It seems there is a growing awareness of this little kingdom we call the WV State Board of Education.  They have adopted educational transforming standards without public hearings or legislative involvement.  They are preparing to […]

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James Milgram Discusses Common Core Math Standards on Fox Business

Filed in News by on October 22, 2014 0 Comments

From Truth in American Education by Shane Vander Hart. 09.04.2014 Stanford University Mathematician and former Common Core validation committee member Dr. James Milgram discusses his concerns with the Common Core Math Standards on the Fox Business Network yesterday. click here for video access  

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WV Statewide Coalition to Stop Common Core

Filed in Action Items by on September 7, 2014 6 Comments
WV Statewide Coalition to Stop Common Core

Join the WVACC Coalition to Stop Common Core in West Virginia.

Stay updated, informed, and ready for a “call to action.”

Email the requested information from this form: WV COALITION form to: wvstopcc@gmail.com

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WV Common Core in the News

Filed in News by on September 1, 2014 0 Comments
WV Common Core in the News

THE STATE JOURNAL  Second common core forum takes national approach  Posted Oct 24,2014,  Updated Oct 25, 2014 by Erin Timony With the call for increasing technology in classrooms rising to an undeniable height, many have asked, “Where are we going from here?”  Continue   THE STATE JOURNAL  Sandra Stotsky:  Common Core gets things backward  Posted: […]

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Dr. Stotsky Speaks to a Packed House in WV

Filed in Events, News, Uncategorized, videos by on August 31, 2014 1 Comment

  Approximately 200 attended our Common Core Town Hall Forum, Sunday, August 24 in Bridgeport.  Dr. Stotsky gave a wonderful, informative presentation.  We were blessed to have her with us to share the facts and her expert opinion on Common Core with WV citizens.    

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Governor Tomblin Unaware of Common Core Backlash in WV

Filed in Action Items, News, Uncategorized by on August 11, 2014 2 Comments
Governor Tomblin Unaware of Common Core Backlash in WV

WV Against Common Core mailed a letter to the Governor August 11, 2014 in response to an article in the Journal-news.net. Click here for a pdf file of our letter to Governor Tomblin. Please let the Governor know if you have concerns about Common Core in WV schools.   The Honorable Earl Ray Tomblin   […]

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Optional OPT OUT Form for Assessments, Surveys, or Questionnaires

Filed in Action Items, Helpful Articles by on April 14, 2014 0 Comments
Optional OPT OUT Form for Assessments, Surveys, or Questionnaires

Full implementation of Common Core Standards and Assessments is scheduled for the 2014-15 school year.  This is an optional form for opting your child out of assessments, surveys, or questionnaires and has been updated for the 2014-15 school year.   Feel free to download and share.  There are other forms on the internet, or you […]

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